The Internet

Take ninety minutes to deepen your knowledge of the internet's complexities with this ninety-minute course covering dial-up and broadband, remote desktop connections, FTP, proxy servers and more.

14 videos  //  96 minutes of training

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Course description

The internet is what makes so much of our work, play and culture possible today, and it’s more complex than most people realize. Explore some of the many layers of the internet with this ninety-minute course covering internet tiers, dial-up connections, broadband connections, FTP, email, proxy servers and more. Includes a lesson on that essential of modern business computing, the VPN or Virtual Private Network.

Course syllabus

Beyond the LANDuration: 2:57

Internet TiersDuration: 5:59

Dial-up ConnectionsDuration: 8:18

Broadband ConnectionsDuration: 10:09

Firewalls and ServersDuration: 6:15

Telnet and SSHDuration: 6:59

Remote Desktop ConnectionsDuration: 6:17

The World Wide WebDuration: 9:07

FTPDuration: 7:08

EmailDuration: 7:42

Proxy ServersDuration: 6:23

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)Duration: 7:59

Internet of Things (IoT)Duration: 3:26

Troubleshooting Internet ConnectionsDuration: 6:59

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

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Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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